Foundations and Methods of English Language/Literacy Development and Content Instruction

EDUC X 426.3

Fulfills English Language Learner requirement for Preliminary Credential when taken with X 426.1. Explore current theories of second language acquisition. Obtain approval of your credential program advisor before enrolling.

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What you can learn.

  • Understand the cognitive, linguistic, and socio-cultural factors that affect language learning in children of diverse backgrounds
  • Learn how the California English Language Development standards and the English Language Development Test promotes language development
  • Discover research-based approaches for English-language development in listening, speaking, reading, and writing
  • Learn to deliver comprehensible instruction to English learners with three instructional models

About this course:

Fulfills English Language Learner requirement (Standard 12) for SB 2042 Preliminary Credential when taken with X 426.1. Please obtain the approval of your credential program advisor before enrolling to ensure that this course satisfies your credential program requirements. Explore current research-based theories of second language acquisition and the differences between first and second language and literacy development. Topics include cognitive, linguistic, and socio-cultural factors that affect language learning in children of diverse backgrounds; use of the California English Language Development standards and the English Language Proficiency Assessments for California (ELPAC) in instructional planning that promotes language development and academic achievement; and research-based approaches and methods for English-language development in listening, speaking, reading, and writing as they relate to communicative competence. Learn to deliver comprehensible instruction to English learners with three instructional models: English Language Development (ELD), Content-based ELD, and Specially Designed Academic Instruction in English (SDAIE).

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